In a televised address to the nation, delivered on March 23, 1983, President Reagan announced his vision of a world safe from nuclear threat. His Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI), later dubbed "Star Wars" by the press, is an idea that remains controversial to this day.
Here are the final two minutes of that speech.
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The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.
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Eleanor Roosevelt supported the President's New Deal and advocated for civil rights, becoming one of the 20th century's most influential women.
A peanut farmer who rose to become America's 39th president. Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
The founding father laid the groundwork for the nation's modern economy, including the banking system and Wall Street.
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